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Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Advisory Committee is designed to help ensure close communication within each and across domains. This Committee will deliberate, make decisions, advise, provide strategic oversight, ensure inclusiveness and collaboration in the pediatrics community, review the goals, timelines, reports and serve as advocates for this Initiative.

Commitment

Five years; quarterly Advisory Committee calls; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits

Members


Robert J. Vinci, MD, Initiative Co-Lead
Board Member, AMSPDC
Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


Laura Degnon, CAE, Initiative Co-Lead
Executive Director, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC)


Sherin Devaskar, MD
President, AMSPDC
Mattel Executive Endowed Chair, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


Leslie R. Walker-Harding, MD
Member, AMSPDC
Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Department of Pediatrics Chair, Seattle Children’s Hospital


Joseph W. St. Geme, MD
Board Member, AMSPDC
Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH, Domain 1 Lead
President, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD)
Associate Chair of Education, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford School of Medicine


Jill Fussell, MD, Domain 2 Lead
Executive Committee, Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS)
Developmental Pediatrics and Habilitative Medicine Section Chief, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine


Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH, Domain 2 Lead
Director of Research, The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)


Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Domain 3 Lead
Member, AMSPDC
Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Adalyn Jay Physician in Chief, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford


Joseph Gigante, MD, Domain 4 Lead
President, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
Professor of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Steering Committee

Purpose

The Steering Committee is designed to help ensure the work within each domain moves forward in a thoughtful, collaborative manner. It’s essential each domain has close communication with the other domains. This Committee will deliberate, advise, provide strategic suggestions, ensure inclusiveness and collaboration in the pediatrics community, and serve as advocates for this Initiative.

Commitment

Five years; quarterly Advisory Committee calls; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits

Members


Robert J. Vinci, MD, Initiative Co-Lead
Board Member, AMSPDC
Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


Laura Degnon, CAE, Initiative Co-Lead
Executive Director, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC)


Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH, Domain 1 Lead
President, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD)
Associate Chair of Education, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford School of Medicine


Jill Fussell, MD, Domain 2 Lead
Executive Committee, Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS)
Developmental Pediatrics and Habilitative Medicine Section Chief, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine


Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH, Domain 2 Lead
Director of Research, The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)


Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Domain 3 Lead
Member, AMSPDC
Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Adalyn Jay Physician in Chief, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford


Joseph Gigante, MD, Domain 4 Lead
President, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
Professor of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Organizational Representatives Committee

Purpose

The Organizational Representatives Committee is designed to help ensure the work of the Pediatrics 2025: AMSPDC Workforce Initiative is a community effort! We seek a minimum of 1-2 representatives of each stakeholder organization.

Commitment

Representative(s) to serve five years; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits, ensure your organization is aware of and involved with components of this Initiative that make most sense.

Members

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